Expression of Popular Opinion in the New Media Era – Xie Liangbing
Danwei has translated a report from China Newsweek about the use of SMS in the Xiamen PX protests:
The last issue of China Newsweek (11 June) featured in-depth reports on a number of major events related to government transparency and crisis management – the Xiamen PX demonstrations, the Taihu Lake pollution affair, and the cause of this year’s high pork prices.
The cover feature looked at the role of mobile and online media in the 1 June demonstration against Xiamen’s PX chemical plant. [Full text]